The gunmen reportedly introduced themselves as Ansarul Islam members.
The story of a girl disowned by her father and shunned by neighbours amid crisis.
The police officers and soldiers had been sent to reinforce the town of Pama after a police station there was recently attacked.
Health workers in Burkina Faso have come up a novel form of industrial action. They are working this week by refusing to take payments from patients.
President Roch Kabore urged the public Saturday to cooperate more closely with the country’s military, following a coordinated attacks on France's embassy.
About 30 people were killed and 85 wounded in terrorist attacks on the French embassy and cultural centre in Burkina Faso.
The Super Eagles’ second international friendly against the Etallons of Burkina Faso has been cancelled after seven players in the Burkinabe contingent failed to secure entry visas into the United […]
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